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Episode 9: Jules van Costello author Brewed (2nd Edition)

We were lucky enough to catch up with Jules for a chat about the 2nd edition of his book Brewed: A guide to the beer of New Zealand. He's currently promoting his book on a nation wide tour. Catch him if you can!

Duration: 00:30:44

Episode 8: Steve Simms from The Birkenhead Brewing Company

​We caught up with Steve Simms from BBC​ to chat about the business of making great beer. Thanks to the wonderful people at the Uptown Freehouse​ for the use of their dungeon. And thanks again to Steve for the great conversation and awesome beer!

Duration: 00:38:36

Episode 7: Annika Naschitzki from Tiamana

On a rainy Nelson Saturday we found a quiet spot at Marchfest to have a chat with Annika from Tiamana. We had an excellent, laughter-filled discussion about traditional German brewing, branding and pork-knuckles!

Duration: 00:36:43

Episode 6: Simon Nicholas from Hop Federation

On a whirlwind tour of Nelson we road tripped to see Simon from Hop Federation.

Duration: 00:28:13

Episode 4: Andrew Childs from Behemoth Brewing Company

In episode 4 of The Bitter End we sat down and chatted with the beer giraffe himself: Andrew Childs from Behemoth about beers, helicopters and what he will and won't do with spiders. Best listened to whilst eating a Big Kahuna burger...

Duration: 00:43:38

Episode 3: Carlos & Mark from Outlier Cartel

The afternoon sun breaks through the clouds to shine on this instalment of The Bitter End. Dave & Darren spend some time with Carlos & Mark from Outlier Cartel in a cosy office bar. I know... just listen to hear more! Thanks to Online Republic for hosting us. Lots of photos on our Facebook page: Cheers!

Duration: 00:41:59

Special Episode: SOBA National Homebrew Competition

More than 700 beers from around NZ were entered in this year's NHC which took place today, November 5 2016. Darren and Dave headed along to the judging to chat with with Geoff Griggs, head judge, and Maree Shaw, president of SOBA, about trends they're seeing in beer and how the competition has gone from strength to strength.

Duration: 00:20:41

Episode 2: Kerry Gray from Choice Bros

On a wet Auckland Friday Dave & Darren sit down with Kerry Gray from Choice Bros to talk about beer, brew pubs, adjuncts & brown acid. Many thanks to Galbraith's Alehouse for hosting us! And if you've read this far... here's a little something extra: ---

Duration: 00:49:07

Episode 0 – Dave & Darren introduce The Bitter End

The intro episode of The Bitter End Podcast. Dave & Darren interview each other and talk a whole bunch of bollocks.

Duration: 00:27:44